"Investment Banking is 10% Financial Analysis and 90% Psycho-analysis" – André Meyer  This blog is about the "other 90%"…

From Trauma thru Strength to Weakness

I attended a sales seminar today, where I learnt that some of our strengths are overcompensations of negative influences we had been exposed to early in our life… which, in overdose, can turn into weaknesses. One of the seminar participants told us how his father’s dissatisfaction with his silver medal performance in a children’s wrestling […]

The time to use leverage

Debt has gone through heaven and hell during the past 3 decades.  In the 1980′s debt was a driving force of the post oil crises leverage buyout craze that helped dissect many a conglomerate built around the merger restrictions of the 1960′s and 1970’s. It was a heady time that enriched takeover artists instead of […]